Internet crime is defined as any criminal offense that includes the use of a computer, computer system, or computer network. It’s also possible that the computer is the object of a crime and can carry penalties ranging anywhere from 1 to 10 years in jail and up to 20 years in prison for repeated violations. Globally, internet crime is used to target the security and financial well-being of governments and non-government individuals.
Cyber crimes can also include illegal transactions, as well as breaches of privacy. Additionally, internet crime can also be used to disrupt access to the internet. Some examples of cyber crime can include:
When an individual steals another individual’s personal information for their financial gain and is often achieved through phishing to gain access to bank accounts and/or credit cards of the victim.
Malicious software installed by hackers designed to target individuals or larger groups and prevent access until a ransom is made to the cyber-criminal.
Phishing involves hackers sending malicious email attachments or fake web pages to gain access to private accounts or computers.
How Our Team Can Help Protect Your Rights
One of the most significant challenges attorneys face when investigating cyber crimes is the growing problem of “going dark.” “Going dark” refers to circumstances where critical information is unable to be obtained, despite having a court order authorizing access to the information. This problem may cause several issues, such as data retention, foreign-stored data, and data localization laws.
Over the years, the problem of “going dark” has significantly grown as the technology of encryption has increased. While service providers use encryption, they generally also have ways of retaining unencrypted data if necessary. However, as increasingly sophisticated encryption has grown, it poses a significant threat to investigations of internet crimes.
When obtaining digital evidence, law enforcement agencies must obtain a warrant or subpoena to seize the evidence lawfully. While most court orders call upon the assistance of service providers to access the data, “going dark” can make it increasingly difficult for the agencies to execute these judicially approved orders. Some encryption technology can even restrict access to the data solely to the user. Our Team can help protect your rights and make sure that law enforcement personnel are not overstepping their bounds. We work tirelessly to ensure you retain your Constitutional Rights even when faced with an investigation or accustation. Check out criminal court federal lawyers.
Internet Crime Defense Attorney in Los Angeles, California
If you or someone you know has been accused of internet crime in Los Angeles, California, call the internet crime lawyers of LibertyBell Law Group today to speak with a qualified attorney. We have the legal knowledge and technical experience to help defend our clients against all types of internet-related criminal charges. Our staff of cyber crime defense lawyers consults with industry-leading experts and computer specialists to bolster your defense.
The cyber crime defense lawyers at LibertyBell Law Group have a substantial background in defending people accused of committing cyber crimes in Los Angeles, California. Our qualified team of cyber crime attorneys will investigate the evidence obtained against you, determine if the charges fit the crime and whether there is enough evidence to prove criminal intent.
It’s essential to understand what an internet crime conviction means and the penalties that may come with it. To speak with one of our highly-qualified cyber crime lawyers, call us today at 855-LAW-PRO1 (855-529-7761) to schedule a free consultation.
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Executive Managing Attorney Gina Tennen is a renowned leading advocate of personal liberties. Her meticulous trial preparation and exceptional ability to pursue every possible defense has earned her the admiration of clients and respect from prosecutors, judges, and other criminal attorneys all over the nation.
Lawyer Tennen began her career as a Senior Law Clerk for one of the toughest District Attorney’s offices in the country where she gained remarkable experience in juvenile crimes, elder abuse, parole hearings, child abuse, sex and other serious crimes. Her experience at the District Attorney’s Office armed her knowledge and case strategy in exploiting the other side’s weaknesses for the client’s advantage and building a rock solid defense. Criminal attorney Tennen’s experience on both sides and brilliant maneuvering throughout is evidenced in her winning track record. In fact, even before earning her law degree, she was instrumental in getting excellent results on several criminal cases outshining her peers.
A consummate strategist and top criminal attorney, lawyer Tennen works tirelessly on many high profile criminal cases. She is known as a relentless fighter who never gives up on any case. Whether the case is hers or handled by another criminal defense attorney from LibertyBell Law Group, no matter how small the case may seem she asserts that every client deserves the right to the best legal representation.
It is her deep belief and what she has built her entire career and lifelong dedication to that there is always hope for every client and every avenue should be pursued regardless of the time and energy it takes. For criminal attorney, Gina Tennen, devoting the finest criminal defense for clients is a habit and talent that you must apply and do all the time.
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I hired Gina and her team for my son who was facing 10 years for something they said he did when he was 17 years old. Gina was like a lioness protecting her cub. She did not stop. She fought hard and was able to defend the charges. We are so grateful to her and her team. They gave us our son. He recovered his life!– L. W.
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I hired this law firm in 2014 for my son who was facing 16 years in prison for a felony robbery. Lina Helou answered all our questions. I was extremely distraught regarding what my son was facing but Lina comforted me and told me that it would be okay. And thank goodness LibertyBell saved my son from going to jail and they were able to obtain only 3 years of probation. I could not have hired a better law firm for my son and if you want the best defense call LibertyBell Law Group. Thank God for this great group of lawyers.– V. J.
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She took her time to review all of my evidence and proved my innocence.
My father had found this group through his company and coworkers. I was assigned Gina Tennen and I cannot explain in just a review on how gratefull I am to be working with her. My case was an accusation of unlawful sex. This had looked extremely bad on my part since I was in a fraternity and she was in a sorority. During these times with Greek life, there are too many bad stigmas surrounding these organizations. Gina had believed in me and knew that I was innocent and that these accusations just were not true. She took her time to review all of my evidence and proved my innocence. I totally recommend this law group because they are willing to put in the work to help your situation.– C. D.
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When I first heard I was under a criminal investigation, I initially thought I would try and resolve this in the best way possible, without legal representation, as we were all interested in a "just" outcome. I quickly discovered that was not the case and contacted Gina at Liberty Bell. She clearly described the expectations and the choices available to me. She was always available to me, and when I called, if she couldn't talk with me at that time, she would quickly get back to me. Gina always kept me fully aware of how the case was proceeding. Her fee's were stipulated up front, as well as what those fees covered and what they did not.– S. B.
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Attorney Gina Tennen was on point from day one putting pressure on the sherrif's office to get things handled. With Child molestation accusatinos being thrown around Gina and Attorney Castro were great at keeping the pressure on and had no charges filled. The DCFS indications were appealed and we won with flying colors. Great service, great work, and will use again for all legal matters.– A. B.
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Being involved in legal matters can be scary. When researching who to put my trust in, I came across Liberty and I am glad that I did. From the first time that I met with Gina and her team she made me feel comfortable and listened to all that I had to say. She assured me that her team would be on it and that they would do everything that they could! A little while in, Alan took over my case. When meeting with him you can tell that this is his passion and I immediately knew he was going to do everything in his power to make the outcome right! He was relentless and worked day and night working on the case. He kept in constant communication with me and truly cared not only about me but about my family as well. I am forever grateful for the support that this whole team has given me and would definitely recommend them to anyone who is looking for truly the best lawyers!– L. B.